Naval Aircraft Factory XN5N

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Naval Aircraft Factory XN5N
Naval Aircraft Factory XN5N-1 in flight.jpg
The Naval Aircraft Factory XN5N-1 in 1941
Role Trainer
Manufacturer Naval Aircraft Factory
First flight 15 February 1941
Retired 1947
Number built 1

The XN5N was a prototype United States monoplane trainer aircraft produced by the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1941. A single prototype was built and evaluated.[1]

The type was not placed in production.

Specifications (XN5N-1)[edit]

The XN5N-1 in 1941.
The XN5N-1 late in the war.

General characteristics[edit]

  • Crew: two, student and instructor
  • Length: 30 ft 5 in (9.27 m)
  • Wingspan: 42 ft 0 in (12.80 m)
  • Height: ft in ( m)
  • Wing area: ft² ( m²)
  • Empty: lb ( kg)
  • Loaded: lb ( kg)
  • Maximum takeoff: lb ( kg)
  • Powerplant:Wright R-760 radial, 350 hp (261 kW)

Performance[edit]

  • Maximum speed: 137 mph (220 km/h)
  • Range: miles ( km)
  • Service ceiling: 13,900 ft (4,238 m)
  • Rate of climb: ft/min ( m/min)
  • Wing loading: lb/ft² ( kg/m²)
  • Power/mass: hp/lb ( kW/kg)

See also[edit]

Comparable aircraft: BT-13 Valiant

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Naval Aircraft Factory N5N at Wikimedia Commons